JoJo goes in a more Urban direction with her new single “Demonstrate” than, we have seen her do on singles in the past. The song is produced by Noah “40” Shebib, who also has done Drake’s “Marvin’s Room”, which JoJo has covered about a year ago. The cover has been very popular, and it has received nearly 30 million views on YouTube.
The brand new single hits iTunes on August 28, and it will be on JoJo’s upcoming album Jumping Trains.
Coming off the success of her single “Refill”, Elle Varner has now released the new single off her upcoming album Perfectly Imperfect, which is coming out on August 7.
The track continues Elle’s string of classy R&B singles, as it follows up the singles “Only Wanna Give It To You” featuring J. Cole and “Refill”.
The bonus track off Frank Ocean’s brand new album Channel ORANGE has surfaced online. Mr. Ocean sings about about a perfect girl, who he calls a Golden Girl, because she’s true gold to him.
The song features his fellow group member Tyler The Creator from Odd Future, who raps a vers on the island inspired urban tune.
In other news early predictions tell that the album might open with about 125.000 copies sold in the US in its first week based on first day sales from the release of the early iTunes exclusive, which Frank has released this week.
Though you can now get the physical copy of Channel ORANGE on Amazon:
Buy Frank Ocean’s debut album Channel ORANGE
Listen to “Golden Girl” featuring Tyler The Creator:
Azealia Banks has just released her mixtape titled Fantasea minutes ago. The mixtape features mostly brand new songs, but you will also be able to find a few remixes on it. In the process of recording her brand new free mixtape, Azealia has been very creative, as she has tried alot of different beats and directions.
In the media Azealia has said that she doesn’t want to be associated with the rap game, but the fans of Azealia’s rapping wont be disappointed by the new mixtape, as Azealia has already mentioned that it features a lot of rap and hip-hop.
The mixtape wont be the last big release of Azealia this year though. In the fall she will release her debut album Broke with Expensive Taste, which has already spawned the singles “212″ and “Liquorice”.
Download Azealia Bank’s brand new mixtape for free below:
Yesterday Brandy shot the video for the first single off her upcoming album Two Eleven: Evolution, which is currently set for a release in early October. In the recording process of the album Brandy has worked with a lot of the heavy hitters of the music industry including Danja, Rico Love, The Runners and Ester Dean. She has also worked with Frank Ocean, who is currently getting massive recognition for his brand new album Channel ORANGE.
A few pics from the video shoot have hit the internet, and you can see them below:
His new album Fortune might fail in comparison to the opening sales of Brown’s former smash albums, but that doesn’t stop him from making it to the number one spot in two of the world’s biggest music markets, as he hits number one on the album charts in the USA and the UK this week. The new album also gives Chris Brown a number one album in the Netherlands
Fortune debuts with 134.000 copies sold in the US last week. A goal he has also managed to reach with his self titled debut album and last year’s success release F.A.M.E. Though the debut is far off last year’s success release, which has given Chris Brown his second best first week sales with an opening of 270.000 sold copies.
“In & Out” is the former X Factor contestant’s new single, and it features superstar rapper Wale. The song is produced by Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and it’s an uptempo urban song, which shows a new side of Marcus than his debut single, as it sees Marcus go in a more uptempo direction.
The album will be released on his mentor LA Reid’s label Epic Records, and it’s expected to hit stores later this year. It’s also expected to feature Marcus debut single “Won’t Make A Fool Out Of You, which is also featured on the soundtrack of the successful movie Think Like A Man.